Update from Chicago
I’m currently living in Hinsdale, a suburb of Chicago, with my husband Gary and our two daughters Avery (2.5) and Hayley (15 mos). Life is very busy with two little ones and two full-time working/traveling parents, but we’re all doing well and looking forward to enjoying some time away...
Randy Ridings Obituary
Ridings, Randolph ‘Randy’ 3/16/51 to 5/14/14 To all my beloved friends and family it has been a great ride and I so appreciate all the love I’ve been given please know that it has been returned. Words cannot express how much your love has meant to me. To my...
Finished up my PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology in March, and continuing my academic career as an Assistant Professor at Edgewood College here in Madison. Finding time to do a lot of skydiving as well these days, including sharing my daughter’s first tandem as she turned 18! Life is good!...
News of the mighty Class of 1952, Part IV
Dave Grumman sent us an article published in the Chicago Tribune about a young black girl in Chicago who saw her best friend shot and killed by a gunman. Deerfield subsequently gave the girl a scholarship to attend the academy, so the article described how the girl managed the...
Holiday Luncheon in Chicago
On Friday Dec 20, 2013, some Chicago alumni (plus a few out of towners) gathered at Sixteen Restaurant (River Room) of the Trump Intl. Hotel & Tower in Chicago. Among them were Carr Davis ’80, Garry Shumway ’78, George Mesires ’87, Grove Mower ’76, J. Andrew Stone ’90, Jay...
My husband Patrick and I welcomed our daughter, Clara Bayley Matthews, on September 16th, 2013. Big brother Colin adores his sister and we are loving having a little lady in the family! Come and visit us in Chicago! Charlotte York Matthews 1993
White Cells I discovered
I discovered 2 new white cells in the immune system. They are called M1 and M2 macrophages which are Killer or Repair cells, respectively. It is not M because I am Mills as I am sometimes kidded. Now, M1 and M2 are the terminology used worldwide. Because of this...
Been 35 years since walking the JW halls but seemed like yesterday having dinner with Steve Schmidt near Stanford U. We’re both entrepreneurs but he’s living in 72 and sunny and I’m in 15 below and snow. After 35 years Steve still the smarter one!! Ralph Gaines 1979
Arthur J. Atkinson, Jr., M.D., ’55
Mary Jo and Art Atkinson visited La Jolla for a respite from their wintery Chicago environment. They chose an ideal time to relax with atypical 80 degree sunshiny days in early December. Local residents Merry and Tom L’Esperance accompanied them on two delightful occasions. Along the way in his...
After ten years at Lathrop & Gage law firm, I switched teams and joined Polsinelli P.C. back in April. A bigger firm with a broader platform has allowed me to expand my litigation practice and to develop a deeper expertise in strategic planning and risk management. The new offices...